ERP that’s designed to embrace challenge and changeHaving established your requirement for an end-to-end business programme that will give you the robustness and flexibility to deliver the transformational change you need to remain competitive and in control, your quest to implement the finest ERP solution the financial services industry can depend on, begins. The importance of discussing an ERP implementation strategy with a consultant who understands your industry and its business model, cannot be underestimated for a sector so heavily constrained by regulation, data sensitivity and market volatility. You’ll be appointing a partner whose task is to help you align your operational and financial objectives and ensure your deployment is as seamless and rewarding as the lifetime of support and security they’ll deliver in the years after go-live. Appointing the right ERP implementation partner will ensure you deploy a cutting-edge solution that is completely customised to your organisation and best placed to answer the complex business challenges of the financial services sector. A successful ERP deployment will not only help you pull off your digital transformation, it will leave you perfectly positioned to exploit valuable ROI opportunities – without compromising your operational continuity or expectations of what the platform can achieve. This is a snapshot of what you can expect:
Robustness and flexibilityRobustness and flexibility are your reason for being when it comes to ERP that’s tailored to your sector. So it’s inevitable that Microsoft Dynamics NAV and Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central will feature high on your implementation consultant’s applications of choice. These are versatile, dynamic ERP solutions that are designed to support small and medium-sized businesses, give them unparalleled control over their fiscal and business data, and provide the perfect base from which to scale up with increased functionality and complexity when the time is right.
Unity and collaborationRelied on by millions of users around the world, both Microsoft ERP products represent three-dimensional, unifying platforms that simplify all processes and integrate every department in an organisation, including accounting, human resources, project management, reporting and tax. This means teams can collaborate and plan more decisively using accurate, single-source data, and perform smarter with the agile workflow cycles, reduced costs and improved productivity that are so integral to profitability and growth.
Data security and efficacyBoth Dynamics NAV and 365 Business Central deliver freedom from the data silos that are inherent in disparate system environments. Data is collected from every interaction, from every area of your organisation and stored in a single location to present a comprehensive, real-time view of your business. Say hello to a gargantuan supply of actionable insights and business analytics that will help you report, forecast, monitor and respond to change with new-found ease and kiss goodbye to that mine of data entry errors, duplications and inordinate amount of time spent on data consolidation.
Client management and retentionWithin the fast-paced financial services sector, the client experience is king. Dynamics NAV and 365 Business Central provide real-time access to every client’s data, portfolio and their transactional history for a unique, 360-degree view of their journey that’s yours for the exploiting. This overview will ensure you can prioritise leads based on revenue potential and the best upsell, cross-sell and renewal throughout the sales lifecycle. In doing so, you’ll be boosting your sales productivity, delivering value at every touchpoint and inspiring loyalty from customers who will respect both your transparency and your superlative service.
The benefits ERP brings to the financial services sectorA smarter, client-centric service, improved productivity and more streamlined and automated processes are just part of the ERP story. Implementing a qualitative ERP solution that’s customised to suit an industry fraught with challenge and change and position its users for a new era of profitability, competitiveness and growth is a fitting end to this narrative. In the meantime, there’s a raft of further benefits associated with a visionary ERP deployment to embrace:
- Enhanced business performance through streamlined business processes
- Comprehensive accounting and optimal fiscal control
- Total transparency
- Reduced time spent on data consolidation and elimination of data entry errors, duplication and data silos
- The assurance of compliance with regulations and reform through automated processes
- Automated tasks and workflows that integrate with the tools and service you’re already familiar with
- More effective data analysis, reporting, modelling for fast, effective decision-making and real-time performance analysis
- Anywhere, any time access to data via a secure cloud-based ERP solution
- Boosted sales productivity through quote-to-cash and procure-to-pay processes
- Choice of a range of enterprise applications or plans that are designed to fit your business model on a low TCO and offer an impressive return on investment
- A solution that’s built to evolve, enabling users to implement and start quickly, grow with them and be sufficiently flexible to adapt to changing business needs in real time